Studies show investors who have experienced low-probability events such as earthquakes are more likely to believe a future market crash is likely

Alarms, sirens, stop signs – the colour red has long been associated with danger and the need for vigilance, and this is also true of the financial wo(...)

New York Stock Exchange traders: We are, according to one finance professor, biologically predisposed to screw up in our investment choices. Photograph: Brendan McDermid/Reuters

Investing is simple but not easy, as Warren Buffett once quipped, which is why so few people seem to follow that simple dictum about buying low and se(...)